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University of Chicago Press

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  • Collected Letters of a Renaissance Feministby Laura Cereta; Diana Robin

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Renaissance writer Laura Cereta (1469?1499) presents feminist issues in a predominantly male venue?the humanist autobiography in the form of personal letters. Cereta's works circulated widely in Italy during the early modern era, but her complete letters have never before been published in English. In her public lectures and essays, Cereta explores... more...

  • The Craft of Research, Third Editionby Wayne C. Booth; Gregory G. Colomb; Joseph M. Williams

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00

    With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices.   Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their... more...

  • The Hunterby Richard Stark

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    You probably haven?t ever noticed them. But they?ve noticed you. They notice everything . That?s their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers? work habits, the positions of the security guards. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brinks truck on its daily rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the handle... more...

  • The Man with the Getaway Faceby Richard Stark

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    You probably haven?t ever noticed them. But they?ve noticed you. They notice everything . That?s their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers? work habits, the positions of the security guards. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brinks truck on its daily rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the handle... more...

  • The Outfitby Richard Stark

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    You probably haven?t ever noticed them. But they?ve noticed you. They notice everything . That?s their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers? work habits, the positions of the security guards. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brinks truck on its daily rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the handle... more...

  • Mystical Poems of Rumiby Jalal al-Din Rumi; A. J. Arberry; Ehsan Yarshater; Franklin D. Lewis; Hasan Javadi

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    My verse resembles the bread of Egypt?night passes over it, and you cannot eat it any more. Devour it the moment it is fresh, before the dust settles upon it. Its place is the warm climate of the heart; in this world it dies of cold. Like a fish it quivered for an instant on dry land, another moment and you see it is cold. Even if you eat it... more...

  • The Mournerby Richard Stark; John Banville

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 14.00

    You probably haven?t ever noticed them. But they?ve noticed you. They notice everything . That?s their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers? work habits, the positions of the security guards. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brinks truck on its daily rounds. Surreptitiously jiggling the handle... more...

  • Deadly Edgeby Richard Stark; Charles Ardai

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 14.00

    Deadly Edge bids a brutal adieu to the 1960s as Parker robs a rock concert, and the heist goes south. Soon Parker finds himself?and his woman, Claire?menaced by a pair of sadistic, drug-crazed hippies. Parker has a score to settle while Claire?s armed with her first rifle?and they?re both ready to usher in the end of the Age of Aquarius. ?Richard... more...

  • Gendered Paradoxesby Fida Adely

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by encouraging equal access to education for men and women. The resulting demographic picture there?highly educated women who still largely stay at home as mothers... more...

  • Brown in the Windy Cityby Lilia Fernández

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    Brown in the Windy City  is the first history to examine the migration and settlement of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago. Lilia Fernández reveals how the two populations arrived in Chicago in the midst of tremendous social and economic change and, in spite of declining industrial employment and massive urban renewal projects,... more...